Author: Jess Downey

How to Be a Franchisee

Megan Sweitzer owns three Retro Fitness gyms and a Waxing the City while running a household with four kids. Here’s how she makes it work for her.

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Female Air Force Commanders Are Shaking Up the Status Quo

As Air Force Commander of the 305th Operations Support Squadron at McGuire Air Force Base, Lt. Col. Jannell MacAulay focused on mindfulness and compassion. She handed the baton to Lt. Col. Michele Lobianco, who brought her own style, dialing in on self-actualization and love for her airmen. Using their own distinctive approaches, they are changing the face and the meaning of a commander. And military leadership may never be the same.

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Can We Really Let Go?

Anxiety can keep us from being present and content in our lives. Since there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to overcoming it, Real Woman turned to experts in the fields of psychology and medicine for the most current and practical advice for finding our happy place.

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